Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders Course
This course is intended to provide an educational overview of hyperkinetic movement disorders. Ranging from diagnosis and treatment of particular disorders to sessions on particular pediatric movement disorders and genetic testing of these disorders.
Day 1 of the course will cover topics such as spinocerebellar ataxia, myoclonus, dystonia, Huntington's disease, genetic testing. Day 2 will cover tics and pediatric movement disorders.
Furthermore, there will be a video session to identify and discuss unusual movement disorders. A panel of experts will also take place to cover the topic of testing for hereditary movement disorders including ethical issues. Small group interactive sessions are planned.
Movement disorder specialists, residents and fellows interested in movement disorders, and allied health professionals.
- Patient care and procedural skills
- Increase medical knowledge
- Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders
- Summarize an update on treatable movement disorders
- Identify unusual and rare movement disorders
- Interpret some of the different pediatric movement disorders
- Explain the approach to genetic testing of hereditary movement disorders
ACCME Accreditation Statement
The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this education activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
MDS is able to provide participants with a Letter of Support and any course-related documentation needed to assist in obtaining a visa. Please note that MDS is unable to contact the Embassy on your behalf. It is the responsibility of each participant to make the necessary arrangements related to this process. However, if the official handling your application needs further clarification, please have them contact Allie Oakley, Education Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org